Category Archives: Constituency information

Does size matter? Largest and smallest General Election 2016 constituencies (in terms of area)

Adrian Kavanagh, 20th January 2016 NB: If you are using information from the page/website for publications/talks/interviews etc, make sure to highlight this site as the source of your information please. Believe me, a lot of my work/time has been put into working … Continue reading

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Official Local Elections 2014 results from City and County Council websites

Adrian Kavanagh, 29th May 2014 This post will attempt to provide links to all the City/County Council websites that have published official election results for the different 2014 Local Election contests in all the different electoral areas within their local authority … Continue reading

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Does size matter? The largest/smallest (re: area) local and European election constituencies

Adrian Kavanagh, 19th May 2014 NB: If you are using information from the page/website for publications/talks/interviews etc, make sure to highlight this site as the source of your information please. Believe me, a lot of my work/time has been put into … Continue reading

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Local Elections 2014 page links for City and County Council websites

Adrian Kavanagh, 28th April 2014 This short post aims to list all the official Local Elections 2014 pages across the webpages of the different City and County Councils. As well as listing details on aspects of the elections process (including … Continue reading

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A review of the new European Election constituency boundaries

Adrian Kavanagh, 25th September 2013 New boundaries for Ireland’s European Election constituencies were published today, following a review that was necessitated by the loss of a European Parliament seat by Ireland after Croatia’s accession to the European Union. The new … Continue reading

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Support for government parties in Dail by-elections between 1980 and 2011

With the Meath East by-election scheduled to take place on March 27th 2013, this is a good time to review statistics for voting patterns in recent by-election contests. This post, reviewing such patterns in the 24 by-elections during the period … Continue reading

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Political impacts of the 2012 Constituency Commission report: 2011 General Election party support estimates and changing political landscapes in the new constituency areas

Adrian Kavanagh, 25th June 2012  The creation of new election boundaries for the next general election, associated with the reduction in the number of Dail seat numbers by eight, in the 2012 Constituency Commission report has fundamentally altered the rules … Continue reading

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Constituency Commission Report 2012 – An Overview

Adrian Kavanagh, 22nd June 2012 The lead up to the next general election began with a vengeance yesterday with the publication of the Constituency Commission report, recommending new constituency boundaries for the next European and Dáil elections. The main driver … Continue reading

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Some initial comments on 2012 Constituency Commision report

Adrian Kavanagh, 21st June 2012 The 2012 Constituency Commission report was published today and the level of changes in it are very dramatic and belie the generally conservative approach taken by the Commission in the previous two reports. There are … Continue reading

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Which constituencies have the highest Yes or No votes and turnouts? A geography of European Union referendum votes

Adrian Kavanagh, 31st May 2012 A study of the previous five referendum elections relating to European Union treaties (Amsterdam 1998, Nice 2001, Nice 2002, Lisbon 2008 and Lisbon 2009) reveals a remarkable constistency in terms of regional turnout and voting trends in … Continue reading

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